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Here are lists of ancient gods and goddesses from around the world. You'll also find lists of certain specialties, including moon goddesses and gods, deities connected with war, and solar gods and goddesses. In general, although there are exceptions, the moon has more goddesses and the sun more associated gods, but don't just assume the deity's gender.
  1. Gods and Goddesses Indexes
  2. Gods and Goddesses by Function
  3. Gods and Goddesses by Country
  1. Greek Gods - The Major Greek Gods
  2. Greek Goddesses - The Major Greek Goddesses
  3. The Other Greek Gods

Gods and Goddesses Indexes

Mosaic of Bacchus

Find the world's major gods and goddesses by country or name alphabetically.

Gods and Goddesses by Function

Maciej Szczepanczyk's Solar Apollo with the radiant halo of Helios.

There are some common types of gods and goddesses. These include sun, moon, and war gods. Here you'll find functional lists for the world's gods and goddesses.

Gods and Goddesses by Country

Ra

This is where you'll find lists of the gods in major ancient countries. For the Romans, although based on the Greek deities, you'll find some variation.

Greek Gods - The Major Greek Gods

An image of the god Jupiter or Zeus from Keightley's Mythology, 1852.

Here are the main Greek gods. Most of these are called Olympian gods.

Greek Goddesses - The Major Greek Goddesses

Peaceable Athena Statue at the Louvre

Here are the main Greek goddesses. Most of these are called Olympian goddesses.

The Other Greek Gods

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Here you'll find information on the ancient Greeks' other gods, goddesses, besides the 12 Olympians, and other creatures not quite mortal. Some of these creatures, like nymphs, weren't necessarily immortal, although they weren't limited to the short life of human mortals.

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